News, Events and Updates

FIL@BL Boston Spa Friday 28 November 2014 – FULLY BOOKED!

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The event is now fully booked – we look forward to seeing attendees on 28th November. 

The Forum for Interlending and Information Delivery's (FIL) annual Interlending training and update day is taking place at the British Library Document Supply Centre in Boston Spa, West Yorkshire on Friday 28 November 2014.

FIL@BL Boston Spa – Programme

 

 

 

Save the Date!

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FIL@BL Boston Spa – Friday 28th November, 2014

Full information and programme will be listed shortly with booking details.

 

2014 FIL Conference Presentations

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The FIL Interlend Conference 2014 was a huge success.  Thanks to presenters and delegates for making it such a great event.  The conference presentations are being uploaded and can be found here .

Interlend 2014 pre/post conference drinks announcement

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If anyone would like to meet up for pre/post conference drinks (Sunday & Tuesday evening) please contact Andy Major ma32@gre.ac.uk , Tel: 01634 883408 for more information.

Interlend 2014 Sponsored Delegate

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Congratulations to Jennifer Marvin, University Hospital, Birmingham who has been selected as the Interlend 2014 sponsored delegate.  Thank you to all that submitted applications for the sponsored place.

 

 

Interlend Conference Programme 2014

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The Forum for Interlending and Information Delivery (FIL) are delighted to confirm that the only UK annual conference specifically for and about the world of inter-library loans, Interlend 2014, will take place on the 23rd – 24th June at the Carlton Hotel, Edinburgh.  Once again this will be an essential opportunity for inter-lending staff to meet, exchange news and best practice experiences with their colleagues across the public, academic and special library sectors.  Please note: early bird booking fee closes on Thursday 17th April 2014.

Interlend Conference programme 2014 – (please note this is a draft programme and therefore could change)

Interlend Conference 2014 (PDF)

 Booking and Fees

 Early bird rate – full conference delegate 23rd and 24th June, includingMore …

BOOK NOW – Interlend 2014 : Northern Exposure: Marketing & Bench Marking for the Future

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Online booking is now available for for FIL's annual Interlend conference. 

Please note: early bird closes on 17th April.

CALL FOR SPEAKERS – Interlend 2014

The Forum for Interlending and Information Delivery's annual conference Interlend invites applications from the inter-lending community to speak and/or run breakout sessions and workshop sessions.  Interlend 2014 is being held The Carlton Hotel, Edinburgh on the 23rd – 24th June, 2014.

Background:

As the premier UK inter-lending community conference, Interlend annually attracts around 60-80 interlending staff from all levels of seniority, although it should be noted that a large proportion of our delegates are inter-lending practitioners library assistants rather than professional grades.  They come from all walks of library sphere, primarily UK based and with perhaps more from HE/FE and Public Libraries than any other sectors.  Interlend is also renowned as offering our delegates practical tips and guidance, as wellMore …

FIL Interlend 2014 Conference in Edinburgh

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The Forum for Interlending and Information Delivery (FIL) are delighted to confirm that the only UK annual conference specifically for and about the world of inter-library loans, Interlend 2014, will take place at the Carlton Hotel, Edinburgh on 23rd and 24th June 2014. Our theme and details of key note speakers etc will be distributed shortly ….

As the premier UK inter-lending community conference, Interlend annually attracts around 60-80 interlending staff from all levels of seniority, although it should be noted that a large proportion of our delegates are inter-lending practitioners library assistants rather than professional grades.  They come from all walks of library sphere, primarily UKMore …

IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Satellite Meeting – Call for Papers

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Call for Papers IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section

Theme:
Restructuring resource sharing: new organizations, technologies, methods

Date

13-14 August 2014

Venue

Meetings will be held at the Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique (INIST-CNRS) in Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy in the beautiful north-east of France.

The IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section Standing Committee invites papers for the IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Satellite Meeting at the INIST-CNRS, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France.

The theme of the Satellite Meeting is "Restructuring resource sharing: new organizations, technologies, methods" and will be held in association with the 80th Annual IFLA Conference in Lyon, France (16-22 August 2014).

Target Audience

Library professionals and practitioners interested in the evolution and future of document delivery and resource sharing services and technologies,More …

FIL@BLSt Pancras: With a Little Help from My Friends

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***FULLY BOOKED***

We are no longer taking bookings for this event.

FIL@BLSt Pancras: With a Little Help from My Friends

Friday 15th November 2013 at the British Library, St Pancras, London. Starting at 1pm

Booking closes 8 November 2013

Price – £30 members, £45 non members

View the Programme

 

 

 

Forum for Interlending Members Only Area

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The Forum for Interlending have developed a members only area.   This is a space where interlending professionals (who are FIL members) can:

ask for advice regarding best practice

look for feedback on ideas they are developing

seek interlending specific copyright advice

share their knowledge

To access the members only area please visit:                                      
  http://www.forumforinterlending.org.uk/members-homepage .    Once you have registered you will receive a confirmation.  After this you can access the members only area where you can discuss, debate and follow all matters interlending!    

Sponsored FIL Delegate Announced for the 13th Interlending and Document Supply (ILDS) Conference

Congratulations to Jo Weller (Senior Stock Supply Assistant, Wiltshire libraries) on being selected as the FIL Sponsored Delegate at ILDS 2013 in Beijing! On hearing the news Jo said that she was, “so pleased to have been accepted, what an honour”.

It was a very close decision and FIL would like to thank the other candidates for their applications.

We look forward to reading Jo’s experiences of the conference on her return.

Marie Lancaster, FIL chair

Attend the ILDS Conference as FIL Sponsored Delegate!

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Attend the 13th Interlending and Document Supply (ILDS) Conference in Beijing, China this October as the sponsored FIL delegate!

The Forum for Interlending and Information Delivery (FIL) is offering a sponsored place at the forthcoming ILDS conference to be held in the Yingjie Exchange Centre, Peking University, October 16-18th, 2013. 

The sponsorship award covers the cost of attendance at the conference, all meals, accommodation and reasonable travel expenses. For more information on how to apply please click here .

Interlend 2013 Conference!

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FIL's annual conference, Interlend 2013, took place at The Maldron Hotel in Cardiff on the 27th-28th June 2013.  This year's title was 'Interlend 101: Back to Basics'

FIL Interlending and Document Supply Benchmarking Project

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FIL is looking to undertake an Inter Library Loan/Document Supply Project to collect information on features of ILL services in order to compare the efficiency and effectiveness of our services and to identify examples of best practice that are worth emulating.

FIL would appreciate it if people could complete a small scoping questionnaire at: http://www.survey.bris.ac.uk/hud/fil_scop_bnchmrk

Click here for more information regarding the project.

 

“You say goodbye, I say hello…”

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On behalf of FIL we would like to say a big thank you to Christine Shipman (Treasurer) and Helen Trollope (Vice Chair/Web & Marketing Officer) and Rose Goodier (IFLA Observer) who stepped down from the FIL Committee at Interlend 2013 for all your hard work, commitment and dedication to FIL.  Your skills, expertise and knowledge will be sorely missed.

At the AGM held on the 28th June at Interlend 2013, two FIL members were voted onto the FIL Executive Committee.  We would like to welcome Sandra DeRoy (University of Essex) and Lucy Lambe (Goldsmiths College).
 

Interlend 2014 Location Announced!

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Even though Interlend 2013 in Cardiff has only just ended, FIL is pleased to announce that next year's conference, Interlend 2014, will take place in Edinburgh!

 

Thank You to Everyone at Interlend 2013

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The FIL Committee would like to say a huge thank you to all of our Interlend 2013 to both of our Keynote Speakers, all of our Speakers and of course to all of our Delegates.  We hope you had an informative, thought-provoking and enjoyable two days in Cardiff!

 

Follow FIL’s New Blog!

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FIL now has a Blogger account!

Check us out at fil101blog.blogspot.co.uk

You can also view the lastest posts in the little Blog widget on the right-hand side of our Homepage.

 

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